|Sinus Infection Antibiotics and Efavirenz/tenofovir/3TC
May 21, 2012
Hi Dr, am currently on Efavirenz/tenofovir/3TC and viral load is <75, CD4 around 300. Recently been having sinus infection like symptoms (sore cheek bones, yellow discharge and fatigue). I am afraid of taking antibiotics, in case there's drug interaction with the HIV meds I am taking. Would sinus infection antibiotics indeed interact with HIV meds? Your advice will be greatly appreciated.
| Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting.
There usually aren't any significant interactions between antibiotics and HIV medications. So, I wouldn't have great concern.
I hope you feel better soon, BY
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